A RUNNER'S WALK
December 10, 2010Read: Galatians 6
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." --Galatians 6:9
So there I was, packing up the truck to head back home. The marathon had long since ended, and Loretta was getting herself ready to leave. As I looked across the parking lot, I saw a few runners walking back from the venue. They literally looked like they'd been through a battle. I then went to check-out of the hotel and was surrounded by marathoners; medals hanging from each neck and numbers across their chests.
But you know what was interesting? I knew they had just run the race, not because of the medals and numbers, but by the familiar limp. Loretta had it too. She could hardly move. When we went into town to eat a few hours later, I saw people who either had no trouble walking or who barely had the strength to stand. Battle tested. If you ran the race, it showed in your walk.
Not sure about you, but I could stand to limp a lot more each day, amen?
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